Technology, blockchain and the natural resource curse

Technology, blockchain and the natural resource curse

The “paradox of plenty,” natural resources are both a gift and a curse to emerging economies. Rather than providing a flourishing economy, often the result is quite the opposite. Here’s how these countries are implementing blockchain and technological innovations to overcome the natural resource curse.

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From Tiigrihüpe to Estcoin – The digital evolution of “Europe’s Silicon Valley”

From Tiigrihüpe to Estcoin – The digital evolution of “Europe’s Silicon Valley”

In a sign that cryptocurrencies are beginning to gain widespread acceptance, this tech-savvy Baltic nation aims to become the first country in the world to launch its own ICO

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Replay Attacks Explained

Replay Attacks Explained

Segwit2x has garnered some controversy over the fact that it will not have replay protection. This piece will explain what a replay attack is and what it means for the upcoming 2x hard fork

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How Bitcoin is taking off in Africa

How Bitcoin is taking off in Africa

From Zimbabwe to Nigeria to South Africa, Bitcoin surges as political uncertainty and corruption remains prevalent

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Government driving South Korea’s blockchain progress

Government driving South Korea’s blockchain progress

Up until recently, blockchain technology was just something for South Korea’s cryptocurrency geeks to obsesses about – but it has quickly become a matter for top-level executives and high-ranking government officials.

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Could blockchain technology help stabilize oil prices?

Could blockchain technology help stabilize oil prices?

Blockchain technology may be just what the oil industry needs to increase transparency, facilitate trading, and stabilize oil prices

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Putin to challenge China in the Bitcoin race

Putin to challenge China in the Bitcoin race

Russia has a complicated history with Bitcoin. The debate to ban the cryptocurrency has swayed back and forth for the past several years, even threatening extremely harsh prison sentences, but things have recently taken a more supportive turn.

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Estonian e-residency offers transnational identity

Estonian e-residency offers transnational identity

For the first time, a national identity card includes so much more than just identification. In Estonia, an e-residency card is now a mandatory provision which includes all of the state’s services. This is also available for all outsiders, revolutionizing the dynamics of business and residency.

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Blockchain loans to change the way pre-ICOs are funded?

Blockchain loans to change the way pre-ICOs are funded?

In June 2017, the number of ICOs increased to 76 with a funding value totaling to $800 million. Blockchain start-ups need funding to fulfill capital requirements way before the official Initial Coin Offering (ICO), similarly to any regular start-up.

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